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" with scott pelley. this i >> pelley: good evening. we're beginning with breaking news in the crash of asiana flight 214. the pilots of that aircraft have now told federal investigators that they set the automatic throttle controls on the plane for a proper landing speed and then discovered to their surprise at the last moment that the plane had slowed far beyond that setting. late today, the head of the national transportation safety board gave us new details about the four pilots who were on board the boeing 777 and what they were doing in the seconds before it crashed late saturday morning while attempting to land at the san francisco airport. john blackstone in san francisco has the latest on the investigation. john? >> reporter: scott, n.t.s.b. chairman deborah hersman has just completed briefing us interviews with these pilots. of the four pilots three of them were on the flight deck at the time of the landing. here's what she had to say about the supervising pilot on the flight deck. >> he reported that this was his first trip as an instructor pilot. this was the first time that he and
in the crash of asiana flight 214 in san francisco. this evening the national transportation safety board said that the engines and the automatic flight controls were working normally on the triple 7 jumbo jet. john blackstone is on the investigation and joins us tonight, john? >> scott, ntsb investigators have found no evidence on the plane's flight-data recorder of any problems with the mechanical parts or the electronics on the aircraft in the moments before the crash. here's ntsb chairman deborah hersman. >> the engine and the flight control services appear to be responding as expected. there is no anomalous behavior of the autopilot, of the flight director, and of the auto throttle. >> reporter: some of the passengers from the aircraft along with family members of the injured were taken for a closer look at the wreckage late yesterday. some were dressed in white. the traditional color in asia for those in morning. ben levy who suffered minor injuries in the crash went with his wife. >> and going back to look at it now, you realized how much risk there was. >> absolutely. i mean you know,
with the survivor story. >> reporter: some of those aboard asiana flight 214 recall a stunned silence when the plane came to rest at the side of runway 28 left. >> we had, mind you, no warning, right? everybody is ready to land. with no warning during the whole crash and even after the crash, nothing from the pilot or the crew over the radio, right? >> reporter: so nobody came on with any announcement. >> nothing. we were left to ourselves to basically figure it out. >> reporter: ben was sitting next on an emergency window exit. thought his ribs might be broken but he acted quickly opening the door. >> i just started saying, "we're going to be okay. we need to get out of here quick. leave everything behind. help each other. get out. get out. get out." >> reporter: some crew members are also creditd with quick action. this flight attendant was photographed carrying a passenger out on her back. >> one flight attendant was doing an extremely good job. she came by me and said you have to exit through straight ahead. i exited through a completely different door than i was sitting next to. >> reporter: di
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